A 24-year-old civil defence volunteer was stabbed to demise by two individuals when he tried to withstand a bid to grab his cell phone in central Delhi, police stated on Monday. The sufferer, Aman, lived at East Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar, they stated. Aman, alongside together with his buddies Aniruddh (22), Hari Om and Raju, was strolling on the GB Highway round 11.30 pm on Sunday when an individual tried to grab his cell phone. Aman caught maintain of the snatcher and began beating him up.
Within the meantime, the snatcher’s confederate stabbed him with a knife. When Aniruddh tried to cease the attacker, he injured him additionally, in accordance with police.
The accused had come on foot and managed to flee from the spot with the snatched cell phone quickly after the incident, police stated.
Each the injured had been rushed to Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital, the place Aman was declared introduced lifeless, whereas Aniruddh was discharged after present process remedy for the accidents, a senior police officer stated.
“We acquired data at 1.54 am from RML hospital by our obligation constable,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (central) Sanjay Bhatia stated.
A case was registered below IPC sections 302 (homicide), 307 (try to homicide), 394 (voluntarily inflicting damage in committing theft), 397 (theft or dacoity, with an try to trigger demise or grievous damage) and 34 (acts executed by a number of individuals in furtherance of widespread intention) on the Kamla Market police station and an investigation was underway, he added.
Throughout the enquiry, it was learnt that every one the 4 buddies had deliberate to satisfy at ITO round 11 pm.
Aman and Aniruddh had been on their motorbike and their different two buddies took an auto to GB Highway. Quickly after Aman and Aniruddh reached the spot, they had been attacked by snatchers.
As each the boys collapsed, their buddies who arrived in an auto fled from the world. However Aniruddh rushed Aman to the hospital.
“We’re checking CCTV cameras however haven’t discovered any footages of the incident but. Native space criminals are being rounded up for questioning. Technical surveillance can also be being mounted to trace the snatched cell phone of the deceased,” the police official added.
(With PTI inputs)